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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley earns Maynard Glenn Award

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) acknowledged the outstanding achievements of individuals, communities and organizations during the association’s 68th Annual Conference in Chattanooga last week.

The Maynard Glenn Award was presented to Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley for her coordination of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program. The award, given annually by TRPA’s Municipal/County Section, is presented to personnel who planned and conducted the most outstanding non-community center recreation program during the past year.

Jamison Sliger, left, and Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Kayla Malley

Jamison Sliger, left, and Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Kayla Malley

Malley made a tremendous impact by increasing the attendance in the seventh season of Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, an eight-week program designed to give youths constructive summer activities in neighborhoods where safe recreation is needed.

She was able to increase the number of participants by recruiting new partners and securing significant sponsorship dollars.

“Kayla’s hard work and passion to help others have made a lasting impression on Clarksville’s underserved neighborhoods,” said Jennifer Letourneau, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director. “She is most deserving of this award, and I am proud to say that she is a part of our Parks and Recreation team.”

To learn more about Clarksville Parks and Recreation, visit www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com or call 931.645.7476.

About the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association

Founded in 1952, the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) is a professional society of more than 1,200 individual and agency members interested in the recreation and parks movement in Tennessee. The TRPA is involved in lobbying, education and scholarships related to the field of parks and recreation.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeThe mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.


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